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LOCAL A3fD PERSONAL.
DAMAGED Y FIltE
Rev. Fr. McDaid left the early part
of the week for Omaha to attend tho
funeral of tho late Bishop Scannell.
The A. O. U. W. and tho Degree of
Honor will hold a joint Installation of
officers at tho K. P. hall next Mon
Tlie Lender's Big Clearance Sulc
Starts Monday Morning.
For Sale A No. 1 tuilch cow; will
bo fresh in a few days. Inquire of
Mr? Norman Wilson, 221 ease Second
street, or phono Red 278.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Shuman will
entertain tho young people's bible
class of the Presbyterian church at
their home this evening.
Mrs. Chris Schick, of Curtis, who
was called here by the death of her
aunt, the late Mrs. J. E. House, re
turned home yesterday morning.
Any Suit In tho house wortli up to
$30, Remodeling Sale Price $12.50.
THE FASHION SHOP.
Will McCIain and sister Miss Mabel,
of Gretna, Neb., who wero guests at
tho Leonard home, returned to their
home tho early part of this week.
Coats! Coats 150 of them are still
hero to choose from and are now sell
ing at half price, and somo at less
than half, at our Mid-Winter Clean
S.weep Sale. BLOCK'S.
The card and dancing party to be
given by the Knights of Columbus will
be held at the Masonic hall Wednesday
evening of next week Instead of Mon
day evening as announced In these
Tho Lender's Big Clearance' Sale
starts Monday Morning.
Mrs. C. R. Morey, who spent a couple
of weeks with relatives in Hastings
and then went to Stapleton to visit her
sister, will return homo tomorrow If
the weather moderates sufficiently to
make the overland trip.
The temperature yesterday morning
dropped to twenty-two-' below zero,
three degrees colder than the preced
ing morning, but as tho morning was
calm, tho cold was not felt as keenly
as Wednesday, when there was quite
a strong wind.
Will Hendy took a load of telephone
repairers to Brady Tuesday evening
and was out with .them tho greater
part of Wednesday. Lines wero down
and the work of getting them in shape
was cold and trying for the repairers.
Mr. Hendy says it was the coldest trip
he ever made in a car.
$G.OO all Vtaol Skirts at $2.95.
THE FASHION SHOP.
STATE SHE1UFFS CLOSE
Tho Christian church on west Third
strode wasb"adly damaged Wednesday
night by a fire which originated In
somo manner from tho hot air heating
plant located In tho basement, O, E.
Elder, homeward bound shortly after
eleven o'clock, noticed the llatncs in
tho basement. Ho aroused Mr. Knowles
at tho parsonage and an alarm was
turned in which, notwithstanding tho
extreme cold weather, was promptly
answered. Tho fire, however, had at
tained considerable headway and tho
firemen experienced much difficulty
in getting it under control.
Tho fire gutted tho basement, and
burned tho sills In tho east part of
the building, allowing quite a section
of tho auditorium floor to sag a couplo
of feet, tho walls and celling were
blackened by smoke, tho furniture
lmdly damaged by water; infact tho
interior of tho building presents a
most desolato appearance.
Tho total loss will not fall short of
$3,000, partly covered by insurance.
Barker Here for Sale
R. E. Barker, of tho Barkor-Hay-cock
Sales Co., of Denver, arrived
Wednesday to take charge of the big
clearance sale which begins at The
Leader tomorrow. Mr. Barker will re
main for two weeks. Ho was here
lust year and put on a sale that peo
ple will remember as a most success
ful one; a sale in which all classes
of merchandise was sold at slaughter
prices. Mr. Barker assures us that
during the sale which opens tomorrow
goods will bo offered at even less prices
than last year a truly wonderful bar
gain event for the peopo of tills sec
tion of the state.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hogg, for
merly residents of this city, will ar
rive here the first of next week to
spend several weeks while enroute
from Moline, 111., to their home in
There are about 120 cases on tho
docket for the term of district court
which convenes January 24. Among
theso aro quite a number of jury cases,
some of which wero left over from the
last term on account of tho atterncys
not being ready for tho trial of the
$4.00 all Silk Petticoats, Remodeling
Sale Price $1.95.
THE FASHION SHOP.
A. S. Allen, who has been deputy
clerk under County Clerk Yost, has
filed for tho republican nomination
for county clerk. Mr. Allen lived in
Walkor precinct prior to accepting the
denutyship, and can therefore bo con
sidored a country man. He has made
an efficient deputy and is well quali
fied to fill the office of clerk.
The state convention of Nebraska
sheriffs which met in this city, closed
Tucsdny afternoon. Tho last business
transacted was tho election of officers,
which resulted as follows: President,
John A. Jones, of Nelson; vlco presi
dent, Oliver B. Hedge, of Red Cloud;
secretary-treasurer, W. C. Condlt, of
Tho convention passed tho follow
"Tho Nebraska State Sheriffs' Asso
ciation in convention assembled at
North Platto Nebraska, this 12th day of
January, 191G, do extend to tho mem
bers of the North Platto Chamber of
Commerce, tlie Benevolent Ordor of
Elks, and Sheriff A. J. Salisbury, a
hearty appreciation of the royal en
tertainment accorded the sheriffs In
attendance, and especially do wo want
to extend a vote of thanks to the ladles
who spread tho bounteous feo d pro-
pared at the banquet given by tho mem
bers of the Chamber of Commerce, anil
to Mrs. A. J. Salisbury and tho ladies
who assisted In tho dinner given to the
sheriffs at tho county Jail.
We cannot express our appreciation
in words of the hospitality shown us
while in your city and will always
have a warm spot in our hearts for
North Platte as a convention town."
In addition to the banquet tendered
tho visiting sheriffs Monday evening,
they wero guests at a diner given by
Sheriff and Mrs. Salisbury at tho Jail
Tuesday noon, a function that proved
very enjoyable. Tuesday evening tho
slierilTs wore guests at a smoker given
at the Elks homo, at which tho feat
ure was the dancing by W. Christie
Adams, the femal Impersonator.
Struck by the Jtcal Tiling
Old Frosty, the weather regulator
in tho Northwest, blew a breath Tues
day night and sent a cold current In
a southeasterly dlreotion. At llav.ro,
Monti, the temperature dropped to
forty-five below zero, but by tho time
the current reached North Platto at 7
a. m. Wednesday It had lost somo of its
frostiness and tho record here at that
hour was seventeen below. However,
Old Frosty again exhaled and at eight
o'clock the mercury in Observer Shil
ling's elevated coop had dropped two
notches, making the minimum nine
teen below by eighteen degrees the
coldest morning of the present win
ter. During the day the temperature
remained below zero.
F. j. DIENEK & CO.
Real Estate and Insurance
Come and see us for town lots iu
dlfforent parts of tho city. Good in
vestments on easy terms. Houses for
sale and rent. We have also good tiar
tjains In farms and ranches.
Cor. Front and Dewev Sts.. upstairs
One issue of (lie Saturday Evening
Post lust month related ninny hair
raising incidents of lingo fortunes
inado through curb-brokers, and tips',
Such stories are Interesting, ext'IUnr;,
alluring to the average person but the
fitting unpublished sequel, the fortunes
Jost by playing the "tips," Is t'jo
proof of tho pudding that Certificates
of Deposit aro tlie Best Investments.
Thej'ro Sure. A good rate of interest,
on u Safe Investment.
The Platte Valley State Bank
North Platte, Nebraska.
Final Clean Up
Iii order Lo avoid carrying over our slock of Ladies5 Coalvs
we have divided them into three lots as follows:
Lot 1. All of our Ladies' Cloth and Ordinary
Coals in medium and cheaper grades, your choice
Lot 2. Ladies' finer cloth and Corduroy Coals
including several Wooltex Garments, your choice
Lot 3. Our finest quality wool and Corduroy Coats the highest
grade Carmen Is shown in North Platte, your O A O
choice - nplftO
These goods will be sold ai .this price beginning Saturday,
and conlinuei until Feb. 1st. Winter is just beginning in earnest
and you will get lots of good out of a new coat. These prices
are such that you can't aflorcl Lo do without one.
HIGHWAY FILM IS ONE
OK HISTORICAL 1XTEKEST.
Will Attend Firemen's Convention
Six or eight members of tho local
) firo department will attend the annual
meeting of tho state volunteer assoc
Uion which meets at Crawford Tues
day, Wednesday and Thursday of next
week. Among those who expect to at
tend are Joseph Buskin, Ray Tighe,
Tom Jeffors, Adam Christ, F. W.
Dick and Cy Russell. Attempts aro be
ing made to secure a special car In
conjunction with tho delegates from
Gothenburg and one or two other
Saturday morning, January ICth, is
tlie beginning of our Scml-Annual
Loom End Sale. Tills does not mean
just loom ends, but our entire stock
of Dry Goods Is included In this sale.
We have bought a world of new mer
chandise for this sale. New merchan
dise lor every department. All mer
chandise is advancing daily but ours
was bought so wo can sell it Jight.
Take advantage of this opportunity.
Read our hand bills bo suro to se
cure one. If tho boys miss you call fori
one at the store. Its the one opportun
ity of the season. Even our hand bills
can not possibly make mention of all
tho extraordinary values offered dur
ing this sale. Remember tlie dates
from January 15th to January 22nd.
E. T. TRAMP & SONS.
Few residents are aware that we
havo in our midst a rabbit farm that
receives orders for GOO of the animals
in ono niail. Such, however, is a
fact, and tho breeder is J. II . Ellis.
He cannot always fill such largo or
ders, but the sales ho made last year
run into the hundreds of dollars. Ho
had a scoro or moro of theso animals
on exhibition at tho poultry show last
The meeting of the literary depart
ment of tho Twentieth century club
which was to have been held Tues
day afternoon at the homo of Mrs.
Lemuel Toole, was postponed on ac
count of tho oxtremo cold weather
and will meet with Mrs. A. E. Gar-
lichs January 25th.
For Rent C room house, bath and
electric lights, close In. Phono black
The Lincoln Highway feature film,
which is to bo shown at tho Keith next
Tuesday afternoon and evening under
tho auspices of tho Chamber of Com
merce, will show scenes of unusual
As the Lincoln Highway follows
closely tho old trail mado famous In
tho east by the passage of Colonial
and British, Federal and Rebel troops,
and in tlie west by tho early settlors
and Indian lighters, the "pony ex
press," the '49ors, and the vanguard
of civilization who braved a thousand j
dangers and hardships in laying the
Union Pacific, historic interest teems'
along tho way, and in tho film tho
spectator Is treated to a moving pano-j
rama across 3,400 miles of America's
most historic ground.
Almost imedlatcly upon leaving
Now York, interesting historic points
are passed. The Delaware is crossed
not far from the point where Wash
ington embarked his tattered host on
their perilous courso amid tho lloating
blocks of Ico. Tho lilm Journey across
Pennsylvania runs like a page, from
Paoll, near Philadelphia, tho road runs
but a step from Valley Forgo where
Washington's troops spent tho awful
winter of 177S.
In Ohio, once the old frontier,
scenes of Indian lights and massacres
abound. As tho film progresses across
Illinois, Iowat iNobraslca, Wyoming,
Utah, Nevada and California, tho spec
tators will contlnuo to turn tho early
pages of our nation's history; tho his
tory of her progress, her development,
Mrs. C. C. Clark returned to her
homo in Mnxwoll Thursday morning.
Sho was called horo tho first of tho
week by tho death of her sister, Mrs.
L. E. House.
Your unrestricted choice of any
Wool or Silk Dress or Evening Gown
that formerly sold up to $32.50, at
$3.98 to $11.98 at BLOCK'S Clcnn
Misses Lucillo McFarland and Erma
Johnson will entertain tho Tilltkum
Girls at tho McFarland homo AVednes
Bring In your furs to us. Wo will
pay you tho highest price. Don't ship
them until you seo us.
NORTH PLATTE JUNK HOUSE.
Mrs. Asa Snyder was hostess at tho
meeting of the Ellto Club Wednesdny
afternoon. Tho entortaining feature
was high five and tho prize winners
wero Mrs. Bookman and Mrs. A. W.
Brown. A hand painted cup and sau
cer was presented to tho hostess by
tho club members. Enjoyablo re
freshments wero served.
Mrs. Fred Thompson has boon con
fined to tho house for tho past week
on acount of illness.
For Farm Loans seo or write Gone
Crook, room 3, Waltemath building,
North Platto. 41tf
OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH
The First National Bank
XOKTH J'LATTJS, JXJSIiJtASIZA..
Member Federal Reserve Bank System.
CAPITAL, A.XD SUliP&US:
One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars.
STABILITY, EFFICIENCY AND SERVICE
HAVE BEEN THE FACTOKS IN THE GHOWTII OF THIS
HANK, ANI THE SAJIIE CAREFUL ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO
SMALL ACCOUNTS AS IS GIVEN TO LARGE BALANCES.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS.
It Goes Without Saying
that the better you provide for your hens, the
hector they will provide for you. That's the
result of experience.
Provide them with comfortable quarters
and they'll yield you comfortable dollars.
SEE YOUR POULTRY JOURNAL
for plans and specifications and
SEE US FOR THE LUMBER
Coates Lumber and Coal Co.
The Home of Good Coal Phone 7.
Next to the Flat
Is the most generally
used Electric Appliance.
It makes anidcol gift,
useful attractive and in
excellent taste. We have styles ranging from
North Platte Light & Power Co.
Lowest Rateo and Best Terms.
Plenty of Money on hand to Close
Buchanan & Patterson
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